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Saalfelden Leogang — bike El Dorado in a class of its own

Saalfelden Leogang — bike El Dorado in a class of its own

Mountain Biking Collection by Saalfelden Leogang

10

Tours

28:28 h

182 mi

26,875 ft

Saalfelden Leogang is a diverse holiday region in the Alps. Between the rocky peaks and green grass mountains, between tradition and innovation, the combination of the vacation city Saalfelden and the vacation village Leogang offers ideal routes for everybody—no matter how easy or tough you want it. And with a combination of tricky singletracks and adrenalin-pumping world cup downhill trails at Bikepark Leogang - fun is guaranteed.

720 kilometers (447 miles) of mountain biking trails of all levels and around 480 kilometers (300 miles) of cycling routes in the valley invite beginners as well as experts to the pure biking delight in the region of Saalfelden Leogang. Qualified bike guides, like the people from Bike Academy Elementoutdoorsports lead you through the area if you wish. For a wholesome bike vacation, Saalfelden Leogang offers special bike hotels, and the regional bike shops stock the newest bikes and the most perfectly fitting bike gear—as well as a host of local knowledge.

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    LE 10: Matzalm Trail-Tour – Saalfelden Leogang

    Intermediate
    02:13
    11.0 mi
    5.0 mph
    2,775 ft
    2,775 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    On this trail-tour, you will find both flowing and technical trail sections, rooted passages and hairpin bends. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

    

    The route starts in Leogang and leads up Schwarzbach valley along an easy gravel road. After you have climbed the Kniestichkogel, the trail adventure

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  • Intermediate
    02:50
    20.2 mi
    7.1 mph
    1,975 ft
    4,975 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    First you go comfortably uphill with the Asitz cable car to the mountain station (lift ticket or Saalfelden Leogang Card required!). After the Asitztrail to the Schönleitenhütte it goes alternately uphill and downhill, past Jahnhütte and Örgenbauernalm to the Biberg mountain inn. If you do not want to

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  • Intermediate
    01:57
    17.5 mi
    9.0 mph
    875 ft
    3,875 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    First, take the cable car uphill to the Asitz mountain station – you will need a lift card or the Saalfelden Leogang Card (one ride per day included). After the Asitz Trail and a short passage where you will need to push, you are rewarded with a fantastic panorama. Next, the trail leads up and down to

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  • Intermediate
    02:39
    16.2 mi
    6.1 mph
    2,825 ft
    2,825 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    This route will show you one of the most beautiful panoramic peaks in the region. From Saalfelden city centre, follow the gentle cycle path to Harham. Here, the day begins with 500 metres (1640 feet) elevation gain and 15 hairpin bends to Örgenbauernalm.

    

    After a short flat section you continue uphill

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  • Intermediate
    01:51
    12.6 mi
    6.8 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    From Saalfelden city centre, take the Lichtenbergstrasse uphill to the main ascent below the Einsiedelei (Steinalm car park) in Saalfelden (a part of the Watzmann Hochkönigsrunde).

    

    From here, you will continue on the Forstrasse to the highest point of the tour, which lies at the foot of the Breithorn

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  • Difficult
    04:53
    28.3 mi
    5.8 mph
    4,825 ft
    4,825 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    From the Leoganger cable cars valley station, follow the cycle path which leads gently uphill towards Hochfilzen. From there, you will continue to the Gasthof Eiserne Hand and over the Burgeralm to the Spielberghaus. The descent follows along a forest path to Saalbach. Enduro lovers can also follow the

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  • Difficult
    04:54
    29.8 mi
    6.1 mph
    4,950 ft
    4,975 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    Today, you'll be heading up to the highest peak in the Salzburg Slate Alps — the farthest point you can go by mountain bike. Standing 2,117 meters (6945 feet), the Hundstein is the highest mountain in the area. You will start in Saalfelden and ride over the flat Ramseiden to Maria Alm. Here, you will

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  • Intermediate
    03:03
    21.8 mi
    7.2 mph
    2,350 ft
    2,350 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On this route, you can enjoy some of the most spectacular views from beautiful panoramic peaks. Following the cycle path, the route initially leads gently uphill to Hochfilzen. After a small stretch on the main road, you will reach the cross-country trail. Next, there is a gradual and pleasant ascent

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  • Difficult
    02:59
    15.2 mi
    5.1 mph
    3,575 ft
    3,575 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    This route follows the legendary competition course on the Leoganger local mountain. From Leogang centre, the course heads into the unspoilt and quiet Schwarzbachtal Valley. Passing the Matzalm, you will reach the end of the valley where the route turns into the woods and up to the Asitzbahn mountain

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  • Easy
    01:10
    10.0 mi
    8.7 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Easy mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Suitable for all skill levels.

    From Saalfelden centre, the route leads eastwards to Ramseiden. Passing the Theurerhof, the trail then climbs gently uphill on a gravel road and passes the beautifully situated golf course to Maria Alm. The centre, home to the second highest church town in the Salzburg region, is an ideal place to have

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    10
  • Distance
    182 mi
  • Duration
    28:28 h
  • Elevation
    26,875 ft

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